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... I'm going to reply to this only because I was given information that indicates many apnea sufferers have developed a metabolic disorder from the apnea that not only slows the metabolism but also makes some people crave foods they should avoid, especially in the evenings when we shouldn't be eating at all. ... (8 replies)
... The best diagnostic tool that you can have for excessive daytime sleepiness is an actual polysomnogram, aka an overnight sleep study. Sleep studies can uncover several things not considered. ... (1 replies)
... MSLT's are subjective. The best diagnostic tool that you can have is an actual polysomnogram, aka an overnight sleep study. Sleep studies can uncover several things not considered. ... (4 replies)

Sleep Apnea
May 29, 2008
... What you've been through to surgically treat your apnea sounds horrific! ... (15 replies)
... your brain and metabolism are not getting enough O2 to do their jobs. It is a form of apnea and requires the CPAP to work. My husband has this disorder and my son has it as well as my obnstructive sleep apnea. It is treatable and you will feel better soon if you can keep up with that CPAP. ... (8 replies)
... I work in a sleep lab and primarily does sleep apnea testing. Sleep Apnea is caused by the closing of the throat during sleep due to the relaxing of the throat muscles and the soft palette blocking the airway. ... (7 replies)
... You need to go to a sleep specialist and get into a sleep study. Maybe if there is a med school associated with your University you can get into a group sleep study of some sort.. however you have all the signs of a sleep disorder. Be it Apnea, RLS, PLMD, or something else. Yes you dream.. ... (1 replies)
... ponse to the post of Ragamuffin in this thread. Every sleep specilist that my sleep lab uses will tell you that most sleep apnea patient do tend to be overweight and this is generally brought on by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain that slows down the metabolism, hence alot of apnea patient do tend to gain weight. ... (7 replies)
... stopped growing as a result of his severe sleep apnea. He has been on his 8 months.. ... (17 replies)
... phenomenon. Some nights, I can just tell, it's going to be a rough time falling asleep. Other nights, I may feel more confident, but then end up spending hours and hours before finally falling asleep. I have no idea why it differs and what the magic formula is on the nights that I do fall asleep quickly. ... (47 replies)
... xiety was when I was worried about a specific thing, but then I realized I was anxious all the time. I didn't see it because it was my normal. If you worry a lot and get stressed out by small things, you probably have chronic anxiety. When you're 20 years old, you might be able to sleep, but aging makes it harder. ... (5 replies)


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